Clinical course of a loxosceles spider bite in Turkey

Ridvan Atilla, Arif Alper Cevik, Ozge Duman Atilla, Sedat Yanturali

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We report the first case from Turkey of a dermonecrotic wound associated with possible Loxosceles spider bite and offer the complete clinical course that resulted in a permanent scar. Emergency physicians in western Turkey should be aware of Loxosceles spider bites as a cause of necrotizing wounds.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)306-308
Number of pages3
JournalVeterinary and Human Toxicology
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2004
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Toxicology
  • General Veterinary
  • Health, Toxicology and Mutagenesis


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